Here is a sample of comments from Jack & Jill Families about what Jack & Jill means to them
S. H., Dublin
S. is very sick and she will end up in hospital if we don’t have Jack & Jill – please don’t cut us – we have only one day a week rest and all we have is the help of Jack & Jill. S. needs 24 hour care 7 days a week and the only rest we get is from Jack & Jill which is the best thing the family has. Please help us not to lose them as S. needs the hours and it keeps myself and my husband ticking over. If the person in charge in the HSE would like to visit S. and see what we deal with on a day to day basis we would be more than happy to let him see why Jack & Jill is so important to us and other families.
E. S., Cork
Our 12 hours nursing support weekly from Jack & Jill means that I can leave the house to do my weekly household shopping, bring the rest of the children to appointments, school, allow other children and visitors to come to see us. This service is like a life line to us. It saved me from mental illness and kept our daughter from been taken into HSE care.
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